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U.S. v. Newman: Second Circuit reverses remote tippees' convictions for insider trading where tippers never charged
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • USA
  • December 22 2014

Last week, in U.S. v. Newman, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit reversed the convictions of two hedge fund managers who had been found


Companies targeted for accounting fraud by new SEC financial reporting and audit task force
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • USA
  • July 12 2013

This fall and winter, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) can be expected to begin substantially expanding the number of accounting fraud


FCPA mid-year update reviews enforcement activity and key developments
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • USA
  • August 29 2012

The first half of this year saw the conclusion of several long-running FCPA prosecutions


Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) business guide
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • USA
  • March 15 2012

The year 2011 was marked by several important trends with respect to FCPA enforcement, but the most notable one is that it was the year in which more FCPA cases were litigated at trial than in any year previous


Innospec Inc.
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • September 20 2010

Innospec Inc., a Delaware corporation, pleaded guilty to defrauding the United Nations (UN), to violating the FCPA, and to violating the U.S. embargo against Cuba


Jean Fourcand
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • USA
  • September 20 2010

Department of Justice Sentencing May 6, 2010 Jean Fourcand, who had pleaded guilty on February 19, 2010, to money laundering in connection with the bribery scheme involving Florida-based telecommunications companies and former Haitian official Robert Antoine, was sentenced to six months in prison for his role in the scheme


Daimler AG, Daimlerchrysler China Ltd., Daimlerchrysler Automotive Russia SAO, and Daimler Export and Trade Finance GMBH
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • USA
  • September 20 2010

Daimler AG, a German corporation, and three of its subsidiaries resolved FCPA charges that stemmed from a long-standing practice of paying bribes to foreign government officials in at least 22 countries, including China, Croatia, Egypt, Greece, Hungary, Indonesia, Iraq, Nigeria, Russia, Thailand, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Vietnam


Opinion 10-02
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • USA
  • September 20 2010

In Opinion Release 10-02, the Department of Justice considered a request by a United States-based non-profit microfinance institution (MFI) that desires to change the status of its wholly-owned Eurasian subsidiary (Subsidiary) from a non-banking MFI to that of a licensed bank


Robert Antoine
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • USA
  • September 20 2010

Robert Antoine, a former official of the Republic of Haiti's state-owned national telecommunications company, was sentenced to 48 months in prison for his part in a money-laundering conspiracy in connection with a foreign bribery scheme involving Antoine and Floridabased telecommunications companies


Jim Bob Brown and Jason Edward Steph
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • Nigeria, USA
  • September 20 2010

Brown and Steph, employees at Willbros Group, Inc., pleaded guilty for their role in a bribery scheme in which more than $6 million in bribes was giving to government officials in Nigeria to assist Willbros Group in obtaining and retaining a natural gas pipeline system contract worth $387 million